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									                                                                 M. Claire French                                                                         Official General Election
                                                                 County Clerk                                                     Tuesday, November 4, 2008, Monmouth County, New Jersey
City of Long Branch

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                       PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS                John McCAIN
                                                             Sarah Palin
                                                                            P     Barack OBAMA
                                                                                     Joe Biden
                                                                                                   P Cynthia Clemente P
                                                                                                             McKINNEY               Bob BARR
                                                                                                                                  Wayne A. Root
                                                                                                                                                     P    Gloria LaRIVA
                                                                                                                                                          Eugene Puryear
                                                                                                                                                                           P      Ralph NADER
                                                                                                                                                                                  Matt Gonzalez
                                                                                                                                                                                                   P    Chuck BALDWIN
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Darrell Castle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            P    Roger CALERO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Alyson Kennedy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PJeffrey "Jeff"Psoras P
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Andrea Marie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    BOSS        Brian MOORE
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                                                                                                                                           PUBLIC QUESTIONS TO BE VOTED UPON
                                                                                                    STATE PUBLIC QUESTION No. 1                                                                                                                           STATE PUBLIC QUESTION No. 2
                                                             VOTERS TO APPROVE STATE AUTHORITY BONDS PAYABLE FROM STATE APPROPRIATIONS                                                                                      PROVIDES THAT METHOD OF SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN
                      Do you approve the proposed amendment to the State Constitution which provides that, after this amendment becomes part of the Constitution, a law enacted thereafter that authorizes State             MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES BE SET BY STATUTE RATHER THAN BY THE
                      debt created through the sale of bonds by any autonomous public corporate entity, established either as an instrumentality of the State or otherwise exercising public and essential governmental                                            CONSTITUTION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Shall the amendment to Article VI, Section VI, paragraph 1 of the New Jersey Constitution,
                      functions, such as an independent State authority, which debt or liability has a pledge of an annual appropriation as the ways and means to pay the interest of such debt or liability as it falls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            agreed to by the Legislature, providing that judges of inferior courts with jurisdiction
                      due and pay and discharge the principal of such debt, will be subject to voter approval, unless the payment of the debt is made subject to appropriations of an independent non-State source
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            extending to more than one municipality be appointed as provided in law rather than as
                      of revenue paid by third persons for the use of the object or work bonded for, or are from a source of State revenue otherwise required to be appropriated pursuant to another provision of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            provided in the Constitution which requires nomination by the Governor and appointment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            with the advice and consent of the Senate, be approved?
                                                                                                      INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT
                      This amendment to the State Constitution will require voter approval of new laws that allow the State to borrow money by issuing bonds through any State agency or independent authority                                             INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            This constitutional amendment would provide that the method of selection and appointment
                      backed by a pledge of an annual appropriation to pay the principal and interest on the bonds. New laws to allow the issuance of these State authority bonds for State government purposes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            of certain municipal court judges would be set by statute, rather than be provided for in the
                      will be subject to voter approval. State courts have ruled that the State constitutional requirement that the Legislature and Governor must seek voter approval for bonded debt does not apply
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Constitution. These judges may include judges of joint municipal courts and judges of central
                      to such borrowing. That requirement is followed only for proposed State bonds that contain a binding, non-repealable pledge to pay off the bonds directly with State taxes. Most State authority
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            municipal courts with jurisdiction extending to the territorial boundaries of a county. This
                      bonds can be issued without voter approval because the payment of the bonds is backed only by a promise of the Legislature and the Governor that they will enact appropriations in the future
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            constitutional amendment does not preclude the possibility that a statute would continue to
                      to meet the bond payments. The courts have said this is a legal means of avoiding submitting the issuance of debt for voter approval. Laws to permit such debt that are enacted after this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            provide for nomination by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, but it does
                      amendment becomes part of the Constitution will have to authorize voter referenda for approval of such debts. Exceptions to voter approval for authority bonds will be permitted if the bonds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            permit a statute to set forth another method of selection and appointment that may not involve
                      are to be paid off from 1) a source of revenue dedicated by the State Constitution, which only the voters can establish, or 2) an independent non-State government source of payments for use
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the Governor and the Senate.
                      of projects built or obtained with the borrowed money, such as highway tolls or user fees.

                                                                                                                                                         YES     P                                          NO      P                                       YES        P                                      NO        P

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